On June 21, the Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Arthrex that PTAB administrative judges who decide inter partes reviews were appointed by the Patent Office in violation of the Constitution’s Appointments Clause. The Court held that the PTO’s Director must be allowed to review the PTAB’s decisions in order to act as a “superior” to…
November 19, 2020. Davidson Law Group, together with Ergoniq LLC, prevails at trial before Patent Trial and Appeal Board in inter partes review of DMF patent on compact recessed lighting system in Amp Plus Inc., dba Elco Lighting v. DMF Inc. (IPR2019-01094).
November 10, 2020. Ben Davidson and Payam Moradian quoted by the Daily Journal on lawsuit filed against Pfizer Inc. by Allele Biotechnology regarding patented protein tool used to speed up Covid vaccine testing. Questions Raised Over Patent on Pfizer Clinical Trial Tool, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Sept. 10, 2020
October 27, 2020. Ben Davidson quoted by the Daily Journal regarding petitions seeking review of a Federal Circuit decision holding that all administrative patent judges hired by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office were unconstitutionally appointed. Justices to Weigh Validity of Administrative Patent Judge Hiring, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Oct. 10, 2020.
March 17, 2020. Davidson Law Group, together with Ergonic LLC, convinces the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to not institute an inter partes review (IPR) trial requested by AMP Plus, Inc. dba ELCO Lighting against U.S. Patent No. 9,964,266 owned by DMF, Inc. The patent relates to a recessed lighting system. The case number is IPR2019-01500.
March 7, 2019. Davidson Law Group, together with Ergoniq LLC, obtains preliminary injunction on behalf of DMF Lighting against ELCO Lighting in, DMF Inc. v. AMP Plus Inc. et al., Case No. 2:18-CV-07090.